Stocks slump as China weakens yuan for second day

Aug 12, 2015

Stocks slump as China weakens yuan for second day

Japanese stocks fell the most in a month as China devalued its currency for a second day, heightening concern growth may slow in the world’s second-largest economy and dampening the outlook for Japanese exporters. Koito Manufacturing Co., which relies on China for about a ...

| Jul 8, 2015

Nikkei closes below 20,000

Stocks tumbled on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday, amid growing worries about the Greek debt crisis and the global effects of a plunge in Chinese stocks, with the benchmark Nikkei average closing below 20,000 for the first time in three weeks. The Nikkei dived ...

| Jul 6, 2015

Nikkei plunges on Greek concerns

Stocks fell sharply Monday, dampened by heightened concerns about the Greek debt crisis after voters rejected further austerity in a closely watched referendum Sunday. The Nikkei 225 average plunged 427.67 points, or 2.08 percent, to finish at 20,112.12. On Friday, the key market gauge ...

| Jul 2, 2015

Stocks firm on N.Y. gains, yen fall

Stocks in Tokyo climbed Thursday, backed by higher U.S. equities and a weaker yen. The Nikkei jumped 193.18 points, or 0.95 percent, to end at 20,522.50. On Wednesday, the key market gauge was up 93.59 points. The Topix climbed 11.83 points, or 0.72 percent, ...

| Jun 25, 2015

Tokyo stocks drop on profit-taking

Stocks fell back on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday, hurt by profit-taking following a rapid recent rise. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 96.63 points, or 0.46 percent, to end at 20,771.40. On Wednesday, the key market gauge climbed 58.61 points to mark the ...

Jun 22, 2015

Nikkei rises on Greek debt woe hopes

Stocks rose sharply on Monday, spurred by buying on growing expectations for progress in easing the Greek debt problem at the upcoming emergency meeting of European leaders. The Nikkei 225 average climbed 253.95 points, or 1.26 percent, to end at 20,428.19. On Friday, the ...

| Jun 15, 2015

Nikkei dips on weak markets abroad

The benchmark Nikkei average lost ground Monday, weighed down by falls in European and U.S. equities late last week. The 225-issue Nikkei average shed 19.29 points, or 0.09 percent, to close at 20,387.79 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. On Friday, the key market gauge ...

| Jun 11, 2015

Nikkei rallies after four-day drop

Stocks staged a powerful rally Thursday after a four-day drop, spurred by buybacks and buying on dips following solid overseas equities and the weaker yen. The Nikkei 225 average climbed 336.61 points, or 1.68 percent, to end at the day’s high of 20,382.97. On ...

| Jun 4, 2015

Europe, U.S. lead Tokyo stocks higher

Tokyo stocks turned higher Thursday, backed by overnight rallies in European and U.S. markets. The 225-issue Nikkei average gained 14.68 points, or 0.07 percent, to end at 20,488.19 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. On Wednesday, the key market gauge lost 69.68 points. The Topix ...